SOURCE: iGive.com Holdings, LLC

November 23, 2005 14:00 ET

Shop to Raise Money for Your Favorite Cause at iGive.com/Shop

Buy at Over 600 Popular Online Stores; Where a Percentage of Every Purchase Goes to Your Favorite Charity

CHICAGO, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 23, 2005 -- "Charities and causes are suffering because of lack of funding. They need our help more than ever as so many supporters have already given their money to help fund disasters such as Hurricane Katrina Relief efforts. Our local causes need our help more than ever," commented Robert Grosshandler, iGive.com founder and chief executive officer.

Consumers can help their favorite causes by shopping at www.iGive.com/shop where they can choose from over 600 well known retailers who are part of the iGive.com cause support retail network. Some charitable retailers include: Sharper Image, Barnes & Noble, Home Depot, REI, Sports Authority, Best Buy, Staples, The Body Shop, PETCO, Starbucks, Expedia, Priceline, Hilton Hotels, Enterprise Rental Cars, Neiman Marcus, Target, JC Penny, Macy's, Overstock.com, Hallmark and others.

iGive.com, founded in 1997, turned online shopping into a vehicle for charitable giving. Shoppers support any cause they wish by registering at igive.com/shop where they can shop and track their donations and the total amounts their cause has raised. IGive.com shoppers have raised close to $2,000,000 for nonprofit organizations and worthy causes, ranging from animal shelters, school marching bands, medical research foundations to women's shelters and missing children's advocacy groups.

Back Street Boys member, Brian Littrell helped raise funds for "The Brian Littrell Healthy Heart Club for Kids" at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky and raised more than $14,000 through iGive.com. Other causes using the iGive.com site include: For the Love of Animals; San Pedro High School Lady Boosters; Scotia Glenville Traveling Children's Museum; Senior Smiles, SeniorCare, Inc., Shady Grove United Methodist Church; Sonoma State University Athletics and thousands of others.

"We must not forget our causes are in need of our help and every little bit helps. Now more than ever, you can buy everyday items such as paper goods, greeting cards, office supplies, clothing, accessories, appliances, cooking supplies, food, candy, music, entertainment, travel and gift certificates at prices that are the same if not better than you'll find anywhere else and give up to 27% of every purchase for your favorite charity," states Robert Grosshandler.

Consumers and causes can register for free at www.iGive.com/shop.

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